14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 day
2
Lahti
— 1 night
3
Kouvola
— 1 night
4
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
5
Tampere
— 1 night
6
Turku
— 1 night
7
Hanko
— 1 night
8
Karesuvanto
— 1 day
9
Muonio
— 1 night
10
Tornio
— 1 night
11
Oulu
— 1 night
12
Porvoo
— 1 night

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Helsinki is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Manila to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Manila in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, see the interesting displays at Apulandia, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Hollola.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lahti trip planner.

You can take a train from Helsinki to Lahti in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Lahti

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church of Hollola
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Apulandia ©
Apulandia
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Church of Hollola ©
Church of Hollola

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kouvola holiday planner.

You can drive from Lahti to Kouvola in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): hike along Nyrolan luontopolku, thenadmire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, and then walk around Tourujoen Luontopolku.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Jyvaskyla takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kouvola in August since evenings lows in Jyvaskyla dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Nyrolan luontopolku ©
Nyrolan luontopolku
Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
Tourujoen Luontopolku ©
Tourujoen Luontopolku

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere online journey planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Tampere by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Hanko.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Hanko Water Tower and then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hanko tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Turku to Hanko in 2 hours. In August in Hanko, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Karesuvanto.

Things to do in Hanko

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower

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Karesuvanto

Karesuvanto
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Jarama WWII Fortification Camp.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Karesuvanto online route planner.

Getting from Hanko to Karesuvanto by car takes about 14.5 hours. Traveling from Hanko in August, expect Karesuvanto to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Muonio.

Things to do in Karesuvanto

Historic Sites
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Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Muonio trip app.

You can drive from Karesuvanto to Muonio in 1.5 hours. In August in Muonio, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Tornio.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Seven Fells Up
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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Tornio

Tornio ©
Tornio is a city and municipality in Lapland, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), thenadmire the striking features of Kemi Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tornio trip planning site.

You can drive from Muonio to Tornio in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tornio are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Tornio

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kemi
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The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) ©
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church, see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, and then walk around Hupisaaret Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Oulu trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Tornio to Oulu takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Oulu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Oulu

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Haukipudas Church
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Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
Haukipudas Church ©
Haukipudas Church
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, don't miss a visit to Söderskärin majakka, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Porvoo sightseeing planner.

Getting from Oulu to Porvoo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill